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Engine Fan Our engine fan still runs after the car is turned off.... Why is this? I had to disconnect the battery so that it would not die on us... It ran until the battery ran out last time! Thanks

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  • aaronandtina Dec 14, 2008

    I have the same problem shut vehicle off and fan will run u ntil battery dies.could someone please give the exact name of this part(relay switch) and the part number,very much appreciated.


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I agree. It is the relay switch. The relay switch is located in the underhood fuse box (looks like a square fuse). It is easily removed and replaced. Had the same problem and had to keep pulling the switch to get the fan to turn off. Replaced by dealer and have had no problem with it since

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Its a relay switch, 18 dollar part that you replace yourself.

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